National Association of Broadcasters

Gordon Smith Keynote at 2017 NAB Show

04/23/17 10:00 pm

NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith delivered the annual NAB State of the Industry address during the 2017 NAB Show. Below is a transcript of his remarks as prepared for delivery.

America Ferrera and Maria Elena Salinas Honored at Day One of 2017 NAB SHOW

04/23/17 10:00 pm

Las Vegas, NV – NAB Show, the world’s largest convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology, kicked off today in Las Vegas. NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith opened the convention with his annual State of the Broadcast Industry Address, and a broad range of industry professionals led sessions dealing with the latest advances in filmmaking, television production and content creation. This year’s NAB Show runs through Thursday, April 27.

PILOT Announces 2017 Innovation Challenge Question

04/22/17 10:00 pm

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), through its PILOT program, today announced the second annual PILOT Innovation Challenge question. The PILOT Innovation Challenge recognizes creative ideas that leverage technological advances in the production, distribution and display of engaging content. The program also provides support to the winners for development.

NAB Statement on FCC Reinstating UHF Discount

04/19/17 10:00 pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to the FCC voting to reinstate the UHF discount used to calculate compliance with the national television audience reach cap, the following statement may be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

2017 NAB Show Presents Next Generation Image Making Super Session

04/16/17 10:00 pm

NAB Show, the world’s largest annual convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology, will feature “Next Generation Imaging – Taking Content Creation to New Places,” on Tuesday, April 25, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., a Super Session that will provide attendees with an exclusive look into how next generation imaging has the potential to transform image making for all forms of content.

New Mexico Broadcasters Foundation

New Mexico broadcasters have been vital partners in their communities across the state. From the exciting play-by-play of the local high school football game, to helping first responders coordinate resources and communications in a crisis, New Mexico broadcasters dedicate time, money and energy to their communities.

Every year, radio and television stations across the state also provide millions of dollars in free airtime to promote local fundraisers, school activities, local charities and other events, and these events, in turn have have raised millions of dollars to support those communities.

The New Mexico Broadcasters Foundation continues in this tradition by giving tens of thousands of dollars in scholarships to New Mexico students attending New Mexico colleges and universities.

Mission and Beliefs:

The NMBA Foundation provides annual scholarship to ensure that any in New Mexico student interested in the broadcast industry can succeed. We believe that:

  • public education excellence is vital for our democracy and should be attainable for all;
  • students should actively pursue their education;
  • New Mexico is a diverse population and our industry should accurately reflect that of our communities education and real-life experience should go hand in hand

Board of Directors 2015 - 2017:

Chairman Hammond iHeartMedia Albuquerque
Chair-Elect Kruger American General Media Farmington
Secretary Armijo iHeart Radio (Gallup) Gallup
Legislative Liason Martinez SDC Broadcasting Las Vegas
Immediate Past-President Rooney Rooney Moon Broadcasting Clovis/Portales
Burgess Hubbard Broadcasting Albuquerque
Burt Burt Broadcasting, Inc. Alamogordo
Berry Cumulus Media Albuquerque
Gonzales La Voz Santa Fe
Harlan Noalmark Broadcasting Hobbs
Sutton KRSN Community Radio Los Alamos
Smith Bravo Mic Communications Las Cruces